Items Tagged with 'Starbucks'


  • JLL names Stephanie Plaines to be its next CFO

    Former Starbucks CFO to join company at the end of March
    Jones Lang LaSalle announced this week that Stephanie Plaines is joining the commercial real estate and investment company as its global chief financial officer, effective by the end of March. Plaines is no stranger to major companies, previously serving as the CFO of Starbucks' U.S. retail operations.
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  • When a Starbucks opens in town, home prices tend to rise

    Harvard study finds new measure of gentrification
    When a new Starbucks comes to town, you can expect to find a 0.5% increase in house prices in that ZIP code within a year, according to a recent study by the Harvard Business School. Apparently, Realtors and investors looking for clues about future property values can learn a latte from the presence of a new green sign in the neighborhood.
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